The NDRF module will help train the guards for search, rescue and evacuation of victims during floods and building collapses.
The controversial caretaker and adoption policy to allow handover and maintenance of public open spaces to private trusts was stayed in 2007 by the then Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.
The property tax department under BMC has admitted that it would be unable to garner the target of Rs 4,400 crore.
The family in the complaint had said the society’s managing committee was pushing Khan’s proposal.
The BMC suffers losses worth an average of Rs 400 crore annually due to water theft and illegal connections.
The current water tariff in Mumbai is unsustainable, says Sharvari Patwa.
Asks trust handling the redevelopment project to make room for tackling fire in highrises.
Only two firms,Vonia Water India Private Ltd and Europe-based
Suez Environment Pvt Ltd,have bid for the project so far.
From abusing a traffic cop or beating up a civic engineer,they were clearly on the rampage
The BMC has suggested uniforms with logos and training programmes for street vendors
Builders body plans to file review petition in apex court
Currently,there is lack of clarity as to which guidelines will be finally implemented.
The proposal to provide WiFi coverage,which was among the promises made by Shiv Sena in the run-up to the civic elections last year,was now in its final stage.
Senior fire officials said the new uniforms are of international standard and used in Dubai,which experiences weather similar to Mumbais.
A day after Supreme Court ruling,Sitaram Kunte says he has stopped clearing files.
Redevelopment projects account for at least 60 per cent of building projects in the city.
Court had observed that the recreational space available at the ground level was reduced to a mere 7.7 per cent of the area.
The BMC is probing whether the flat owner had the permission to carry out renovation work.
This is in stark contrast to its previous DP of 1991,in which it had restricted development on either side.
The fire took place in the heart of the dense slum network at Backbay around 10.30 am after a gas cylinder blast.
The BMC has suggested that inclusionary housing as a policy be adopted to augment the need for affordable housing.
Over 60 per cent of the citys population lives in these areas.
A 280-page preparatory studies report of the BMC reveals these five wards have per capita recreational open space in excess of 2 sq m per person.
Civic body suggests doubling of open space requirement,experts disagree.
The proposal,which has been mooted by Shewale,is in final stages of approval from the civic administration.
The SC order cannot be disturbed and the demolition has to take place.
In the last 24 months,there have been at least seven policy drafts by the three agencies.
BMC repeatedly rejected builders appeals for regularisation of the illegal floors in the complex.
Around 60 residents occupying the flats legally in the seven buildings plan to move the HC.
Former architect of Campa Cola buildings,Jayant Tipnis has said the affected residents,the civic administration as well as top politicians were aware of the illegalities in the structures.
Unaffordability,builders refusing to slash prices reasons behind the trend.
Part of ground-plus-four building developed cracks.
The department will look into safety and health of civic employees and BMC-owned properties.
BMC has decided to engage public relation PR firms to educate citizens on effective waste management.
Collector says incident not a natural disaster,not in his power to sanction compensation.
In the corresponding period last fiscal,it had collected Rs 1,600 crore.
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